High Court Mulls Meaning Of 'Changing Clothes' Under FLSA

Law360, New York (November 4, 2013, 7:14 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on what constitutes “changing clothes” under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the justices appeared in their questions to be struggling with how to craft a standard that would be clear and applicable across industries.

The high court heard arguments over what activities count as changing clothes under Section 203(o) of the FLSA in an appeal of a Seventh Circuit decision in favor of U.S. Steel Corp. lodged by a class of about 800 workers at a Gary, Ind., steel plant who claim...
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